Medline Slots Howard as Chief Financial Officer

Accounting and finance veteran will support manufacturer’s growth.

Medical and surgical equipment manufacturer and distributor Medline Industries has brought on Kristofer Howard as its chief financial officer.

With more than dozen years of experience in finance and accounting leadership roles at Baxter and KPMG, as well as strong experience in commercial operations, Howard will be responsible for Medline’s growing global finance and accounting organization.

"We are thrilled to have Kris join the Medline team," said Jim Abrams, Medline's chief operating officer. "His strong global finance experience in the medical device industry will be invaluable as our business continues to expand both domestically and internationally."

Howard has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Eastern Illinois University.

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